Average Salary for Barry University Alumni

Barry University, a Roman Catholic school in Miami, Fla., has roughly 4,000 undergrads. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the Barry grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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Barry University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
Social Worker
4 salaries
Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization
3 salaries
Executive Assistant
3 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Generalist
3 salaries
Office Manager
3 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Manager
3 salaries
Operations Manager
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 154
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About This School

11300 NE 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33161-6695


Private School, Research University, Religious

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Barry alumni can most commonly be found in the health care services industry, the education industry, and clinical care, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The most popular career sector among alumni is the health care industry. Less than five percent of Barry grads move into the manufacturing industry — it is the road least traveled for this demographic. Former Barry graduates bring in $59K on average.


The most lucrative professionals among Barry alumni are Human Resources Managers and Associate Attorneys; they earn a median annual salary of around $60K. Executive Assistants aren't slouches either, bringing in about $58K. On the lower end, Office Managers report making $37K.


Upon earning their degrees, many Barry grads prefer to remain in Miami; in fact, just under a third of grads appreciate the area so much that they find permanent jobs there. It is also not uncommon to find former Barry students living and working in Charlotte, N.C. — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of $72K. Home to the lowest median salary for Barry alumni is Melbourne, Fla., a popular place for former students despite its approximately $51K average paycheck. Nearby Fort Lauderdale, Fla. is also a top pick for Barry grads, as is West Palm Beach, Fla.

Degree Major

Barry grads who hold a medical degree can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average $150K per year. On the other end of the spectrum, those with a Master of Science (MS), Mental Health Counseling tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making an average around $32K per year.


Barry University grads who have experience with Microsoft Excel can expect to make 17 percent more than other alumni ($69K on average). Close to one-tenth of Barry grads wind up using Microsoft Office at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Proficiency in Case Management, Counseling, and Microsoft Excel command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits include paid time off, but vacation days are more heavily handed out than sick days; slightly more than two-fifths of former students report receiving the former, but only one-third of alumni report receiving the latter. Health benefits extend to a large number of graduates, and a fair number of alums also receive dental coverage. Most alums save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Additional benefits handed to Barry University alumni include life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Our Lady of the Lake University grads (who make an average of about $61K) earn salaries most similar to Barry alumni. Other schools similar to Barry include Lynn University, Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro, and the Universidad Del Turabo.

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Key Stats for Barry University


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